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Rosa Khutor
6 years
time it took to build Rosa Khutor from nothing. In record time!


  • 20,000 people — Rosa Khutor's daily capacity
  • 140 days a year — length of the ski season
  • 102 km — total length of trails
  • 13 km of courses certified by the International Ski Federation (FIS) for international competitions at the highest level, such as the European Cup and the Olympic Games
  • 68% of trails are located at least 1500 m above sea level, mainly facing north. In addition, 42% of runs are in areas supplied with artificial snow
  • 28 ski lifts (gondola lifts, chairlifts, T-bar lifts, “magic carpets” by leading manufacturers: Doppelmayr, Poma)
  • It takes 25 minutes on a high-speed lift to travel the 1745 m to the top of the slope



  • 19 hotels (in the Rosa Valley and in the mountaintop Olympic Village)
  • The highest point on Aibga Ridge —  Kamenny Stolb peak — rises 2509 m above sea level
  • 32 hectares — the area of the mountaintop Olympic Village
  • The snowmaking system is the biggest in Europe and one of the biggest in the world — 404  stationary snow cannons, 27 mobile units, and the area covered by the snowmaking system is 100 hectares
  • 30 sets of Olympic medals in 15 disciplines were in contention on Rosa Khutor's courses
  • The commercial real estate of the resort includes over 50,000 m2 of space in various formats for different purposes, including 16 restaurants, bars and cafes, a supermarket, an indoor skating rink with spectator stands, a children's recreation center, and a modern and fully-equipped stage for celebrations and public events
  • Total investment in construction — 69 bln rub, including the investors' own funds and loans; a confirmed line of credit from VEB of 55.7 bln rub; and a government contract for non-commercial expenditures exclusively for the Sochi Olympics totaling nearly 16 bln rub
  • 25 mln rub is allocated annually by Rosa Khutor for compensatory environmental measures
  • 41,000 trees and shrubs were planted as part of environmental mitigation efforts.

Press Center
D-line ropeway, a first in Russia, will be built at the Rosa Khutor Resort in Sochi in time for the 2019-2020 ski season, announced Austrian Doppelmayr’s press-service.
Sustainable Tourism: Global Challenges and Discovering Russia, an international conference, will take place in Sochi from the 17th to the 20 th of October. Well-known subject-matter experts, managers of natural protected areas, specialized tour operators, experienced guides, industry representatives and environmentalists from all over the world will gather for a comprehensive discussion about challenges, opportunities and milestones on the path towards sustainable development of ecotourism in Russia and worldwide; they will also outline a plan to cooperate in order to achieve further progress.
Special attention will be brought to ecology programs such as optimization of the solid waste management, reintroduction and protection of the local flora and fauna spices, introduction of energy conservation techniques and ecotourism development.
May 26, an official cancellation ceremony of a postage stamp dedicated to Rosa Khutor resort took place.

The Prisoners in the Caucasus, a new theater show will open on the 1st of July at a summer stage 1000 meters above sea level. The 50-minute-long show will please all audiences and will be interesting to all age groups, including children.

The hotel №1 located in the Mountain Olympic Village on the territory of Rosa Khutor ski resort received the BREEAM international environmental certificate. Three green stars out of five possible and the VERY GOOD grade is the result of the hard work of the staff of Rosa Khutor on the construction of the 163 rooms’ hotel.